Incoming flights to Hobby from Orlando canceled after TSA dies inside Orlando Airport

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Flights coming into Hobby Airport have been affected after a TSA agent fell to his death from a hotel balcony inside Orlando International Airport.

The incident happened Saturday morning when officials say a male TSA agent fell from the Hyatt Regency Hotel into the atrium area of the airport.

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The TSA said passengers went running in many directions, including through the checkpoint. TSA and airport security had to clear the entire secure side of the airport and screen everyone again.

TSA spokesperson Jim Gregory released the following statement on behalf of the TSA:

"The TSA confirms that an on-duty officer fell from a hotel balcony inside Orlando International Airport this morning and is deceased. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer's family, friends and everyone in our TSA family."
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